I am planning on taking my 80 year old mother to Colorado in the fall to see the leaves/Aspens changing colors. She and I are both familiar with Manitou Springs and Estes Park, as we have visited both towns numerous times in the summer. I realize that in Estes Park we would probably see the mating rituals of the many elk. However, since I will be in Estes Park this summer, I, personally would prefer someplace else to go to only a few months later. Any opinions?